In honor of the late Chadwick Boseman, AMC is re-releasing the Jackie Robinson biopic 42, in which the actor portrays the MLB’s first black player. The 2013 film, which helped launch Boseman’s career, will play in more than 300 AMC theaters starting on September 3.
Boseman tragically died on Friday at the age of 43 after a four-year battle with colon cancer. Shortly after his death, AMC posted a Twitter poll asking fans to vote on their favorite movie of Boseman’s, outside of Black Panther, which played in AMC theaters last week. 42 took the lead with 62.2% of the vote, beating out 21 Bridges, Get On Up and Marshall.
Chadwick Boseman was an inspiration